EHDC latest news

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The latest news section of the website provides an archive of all our press releases. Each item is appropriately time stamped and correct at the time of being published.

Partnership announcement update

21 Jan 2022
East Hampshire District Council has formally agreed that it will be withdrawing from its joint management agreement with Havant Borough Council – subject to a business case which it will discuss at a council meeting as soon as possible. The council has also agreed that it will offer Gill Kneller,...

Don’t miss out on a grant for your business

19 Jan 2022
East Hampshire businesses that can demonstrate a loss of income because of coronavirus have until midnight on Sunday (23 January) to apply for an Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG). These grants are primarily aimed at businesses that have been significantly financially impacted due to the...

Press release from East Hampshire District Council

06 Jan 2022
After a 12-year partnership, East Hampshire District Council and Havant Borough Council have decided that it is the right moment to establish their own management teams so they can focus on their different strategic priorities and deliver outcomes for their communities more quickly. The partnership...

Find out how to make the most of community funding

06 Jan 2022
Community groups can get the inside track on funding for their projects through East Hampshire District Council’s Meet the Funders event. At the meeting held in Alton Community Centre, local clubs and charities can sit down with funding organisations like the National Lottery and the Arts Council...

EHDC launches two new grants for struggling businesses

06 Jan 2022
Two new grant schemes have been launched by East Hampshire District Council (EHDC) for businesses impacted by the current wave of coronavirus infections. The Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant (OHLG) is a one-off payment of up to £6,000 for hospitality and leisure businesses, depending on the...

Recycling around the Christmas tree

23 Dec 2021
After the presents have been unwrapped and the food is eaten, the Christmas holidays often leave us with a lot of rubbish – or is it recycling? Here are some helpful tips to ensure you waste less and recycle more this Christmas: Reuse old wrapping paper and make present labels using old Christmas...

Councillor grants for community groups – apply now!

20 Dec 2021
Clubs and groups across East Hampshire can start the New Year with a financial fillip from their local councillor. East Hampshire District Council entrusts each of its members with £4,500 to give to projects and organisations in their own patch. Community groups have until the end of...

Council grants for life-changing projects

17 Dec 2021
East Hampshire District Council has helped give autistic adults and those with learning and physical disabilities a magical new experience through a grant to a local charity. The council granted FitzRroy, based in St Peter’s Road, in Petersfield, more than £10,000 to create a state-of-the-art...

Don't fall for a scam this Christmas

16 Dec 2021
Residents in the district are being reminded to only use approved waste carriers when disposing of any unwanted items this Christmas. East Hampshire District Council is asking residents to help prevent fly-tipping by not using unlicensed waste collectors and to always follow the SCRAP code when...

Consultation to make planning greener

15 Dec 2021
As part of ambitions to make the planning process greener than ever East Hampshire District Council is making clear what environmental standards it expects from house-builders and how those standards can be achieved. The council plans to consult with residents and developers on a paper, called...